Mar 6, 2014 12:00pm PST
spent an hour and-a-half in a room with my wife with bill clinton. and one of the things we talked about, we talked about this, the whole thing with these towns. and we talked about detroit. and he said -- >> rose: he's a good listener. >> he's a good listener and obviously he's very bright. and he said if it was up to him, he would try to get detroit to institute home study. he looked block after block after block after block empty. >> rose: get in there, give them the land. >> there's the kind of thinking. and then how do you get that done in a town that kind of thing. big thinking imagine the thinking and things can get done. >> rose: how do you choose the people who you're going to write the books with? >> well, maxine i knew from advertising. she had written a couple novels. we did the woman clubs together and then confessions. she's a terrific person. i thought i could work with her. when i was advertising i could hire only one kind of person talented and nice to be around, the end. it's the same thing. >> rose: talented and nice to be around, that's it. >> totally. >> rose:
Mar 5, 2014 8:00pm EST
clinton -- present vladimir putin seems to have a different set of lawyers and different interpretations, but i do not think that is fooling anybody. everyone recognizes that although russia has which in the interest in what happens in neighboring states, that the activity right to use force as a means of exerting influence. >> john is in kiev. russia is working hard to create a pretext of being able to invade further. joining me now from phoenix, arizona is robert gates. he was the secretary of defense from 2006-2011. earlier in his career, he was known as a russian expert. thank you mr. secretary. >> sure, charlie. >> when will you lose that race? >> with any luck, in about three weeks. >> is the president handling this right? >> i think he is. trying to get the allies on the same page and be willing to threaten and then potentially implement severe sanctions against russia for what they have done in the ukraine is exactly what he should be doing. i think that it is important at this stage to be careful with the rhetoric. --you do not say thanks things to look top, and retrospect, you
Feb 28, 2014 8:00pm EST
thelson political pull of bill clinton. >> we begin the program with a member ofrving congress ever. served with 11 presidents and 10 students -- 11 presidents.